Richard Stover

President, Membrane Systems, Gradiant Corporation

Biography

Dr. Richard Stover is recognized for expertise in reverse osmosis, pumps and energy recovery devices. An accomplished product manager and business leader with a track record of successful water startup companies, he is currently developing a breakthrough membrane-based brine concentration process as President of Gradiant’s Osmotics division. Dr. Stover has been issued numerous patents and was co-recipient of the European Desalination Society’s Sidney Loeb award for outstanding innovation. He serves on the board of directors of the International Desalination Association and has a doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.